Grand National.

Started by AHBrown, February 12, 2011, 09:46:24 AM

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AHBrown

What is it called a Grand National, since the club has members all over the planet?  Shouldn't it be called a Grand International?

Mike Josephic CLC #3877

I believe this name was coined early in the Club's history before we had any
(or very little) international membership.  Tradition is the likely reason for keeping it.

It was only about 12 years ago that the Board established a VP of International
Affiliates position to oversee the growing number of international members.  We are
now up to over 500 international members from 14 different Affiliated Clubs.  See
the Membership Directory under "Affiliates" for more info.

Mike Josephic
VP, International Affiliates
1955 Cadillac Eldorado
1973 Cadillac Eldorado
1995 Cadillac Seville
2004 Escalade
1997 GMC Suburban 4X4, 454 engine, 3/4 ton
custom built by Santa Fe in Evansville, IN
2011 Buick Lucerne CX
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CLCMRC Museum Benefactor #38
Past: VP International Affiliates, Museum Board Director, President / Director Pittsburgh Region

The Tassie Devil(le)

I suppose it is the same as calling the Baseball game "The World Series" when it is only played in USA.

But then, the MVP gets a Cadillac, and that is the best car in the World.

Bruce. >:D
'72 Eldorado Convertible (LHD)
'70 Ranchero Squire (RHD)
'74 Chris Craft Gull Wing (SH)
'02 VX Series II Holden Commodore SS Sedan
(Past President Modified Chapter)

Past Cars of significance - to me
1935 Ford 3 Window Coupe
1936 Ford 5 Window Coupe
1937 Chevrolet Sports Coupe
1955 Chevrolet Convertible
1959 Ford Fairlane Ranch Wagon
1960 Cadillac CDV
1972 Cadillac Eldorado Coupe

AHBrown

#3
Not true, the World Series is an International sport.  The Toronto Blue Jays were in two World Series.  A Cadillac is given to the MVP of the Super Bowl, not the MVP in baseball.

Chris Conklin

And this year, Aaron Rodgers got a Camaro convertible as MVP of the Super Bowl.
Chris Conklin

AHBrown

I guess its part of GM's downsizing.